Meet Founder Laura Clark - Washington, DC
For four summers, Laura was a Camp Instructor and Head Instructor for Universal Dance Association while also performing on the nationally ranked dance team at William Jewell College. She has been an instructor at numerous dance studios including J'Adore in Richmond, Virginia.
Laura has launched dance teams for the American Basketball Association, semipro and arena football, college and high school. Laura has choreographed for the Wichita Falls Nighthawks (Texas), Portsmouth Cavaliers (Virginia - ABA), Otterbein University (Ohio), University of Richmond (Virginia), University of Central Missouri, the Baltimore Blast Cheerleaders (MISL) and has conducted seminars for the Gotham City Cheerleaders, the Virginia Destroyers Cheerleaders and many high school dance teams.
Since 2010, Laura has been the Creative Director and Choreographer of the Science Cheerleaders, recognized by The Today Show, CNN, Discover Magazine, and the Guinness Book of World Records. The Science Cheerleaders are currently preparing performances at the 76ers Science in the City Night and the 2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival.
One highlight of Laura's career was fulfilling the goal of Going Pro Entertainment to unite alumni cheerleaders, forming the inaugural NFL Cheerleader Reunion in 2011 in Las Vegas. This event incited the reunion to continue through official cheerleader alumni organizations, hosted by the Redskins in 2012 and to be hosted by the Falcons in 2014.
In 2011, Laura was crowned Ms. United States, appearing in many fashion shows and endorsement ads as well as being recognized as #15 on the Bleacher Report's Most Buzzworthy NFL Cheerleaders of 2011. In 2013, Laura was a featured pro cheer expert panel member on a live Huffington Post broadcast.
Today, Laura spends most of her time in the pageant circuit, directing four states with the Miss United States Organization and sitting on the MUSO Board of Directors as the national marketing and public relations goals for the organization. She has attended 75 percent of Going Pro's expos located across the United States since 2008 and remains the main point of contact in Going Pro's audition consulting program. She is certified in group fitness and personal training and works out of the DC area. She was named 2014 Mrs. Georgetown - DC America and is the Chairperson of the 2014 Washington DC DogFest Walk Roll benefiting Canine Companions for Independence.
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